Bernal Heights is a residential neighborhood in southern San Francisco. While mostly residential, the neighborhood does include Cortland Avenue, a popular commercial strip. Cortland Avenue has several great choices for dining, coffee shops, and nightlife. A popular spot in Bernal Heights is Emmy's Spaghetti Shack, a hip, Italian restaurant known for their food and cocktails. A focal point of Bernal Heights is the Neighborhood Center that works to promote an inclusive, active community. Due to this, Bernal Heights has been given an outstanding reputation for being warm and welcoming.